CruisIN’ the D celebrates the city that put the world on wheels August 18-20

CruisIN’ the D celebrates the city that put the world on wheels August 18-20

Detroit is called the Motor City for a reason.That international automotive legacy will be celebrated during CruisIN’ the D August 18-20. Founder Gregory Reed felt Detroit’s slogan – “putting the world on wheels” – should be honored. “Detroit is the automotive capital of the world, and it didn’t have a cruise,” he says. “I thought it […]

Open jobs could be filled by Detroit’s invisible talent pool

Open jobs could be filled by Detroit’s invisible talent pool

At $1.3 trillion annually, the African American economy is larger than Russia’s gross domestic product.  But sources of talent and economic resources within the African American community remain undeveloped because they aren’t taken seriously, according to economist and author Ida Byrd-Hill. Byrd-Hill, whose book “Invisible Talent Market’’ identifies problems and potential solutions, will discuss them […]

Across Michigan, US people Wear Orange to protest gun violence

Across Michigan, US people Wear Orange to protest gun violence

Whether you think the left or the right has the answers, everyone agrees gun violence needs to go down.  Across Michigan, and the country, the color orange is being displayed to raise awareness all across this weekend as part of “National Gun Violence Awareness Day.” As part of that day more than 400 influencers, corporations, […]

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